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The post-pandemic mission – “kicking down the doors’’

March 05th, 2021

Nick Young, an Associate Director of Youthrive Victoria and a Rhodes Scholar-elect, outlines five vital ways philanthropists can help realise this broad post-pandemic mission and to redefine the scope of philanthropy itself.

What do young advocates want from philanthropy? How can philanthropy help to build a sustainable and inclusive future for Australia? This week, in the first of a two-part series, we publish a diverse range of views from young advocates addressing Philanthropy Australia’s conference theme – Future Needs Now? 

For Nick Young, an Associate Director of Youthrive Victoria and a Rhodes Scholar-elect, philanthropy must do more than just address current need if it is to continue its valuable contribution to Australian society and meet the aspirations of young people. He outlines five vital ways philanthropists can help realise this broad post-pandemic mission and to redefine the scope of philanthropy itself. 

Read Nick's story here.
 

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Environmental Philanthropy Award 2020 recipients

Funders: The Pace Foundation, with The NR Peace & Justice Fund, Lenko Family Foundation, Melliodora Fund, (a sub-fund of the Australian Communities Foundation), Sarah Brenan, (Hamer Family Fund), The Mullum Trust, Vicki Olsson.

For-purpose: Beyond Zero Foundation

Award partner: Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network

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